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AUSTEN, JANE; Pride and Prejudice with a preface by George Saintsbury and illustrations by Hugh Thomson
Peacock Edition
LONDON, 1894 Published by GEORGE ALLEN RUSKIN HOUSE Edition: LTD. Binding: HARD BACK RED Size: 7.5 X 10.25 476 Pages Overall Condition is: VERY GOOD GIFT QUALITY PRINTING OF THE FAMOUS PEACOCK EDITION 8 X 10 INCHES) FIRST 1894 LARGE ILLUSTRATED EDITION, in a brown cloth binding After title page is a printed inscription : To J. Comyns Carr, In acknowledgment of all I owe to his friendship and advice, these illustrations are gratefully inscribed. Hugh Thomson. Printed on copyright page: One of 250 Large Paper copies for Britain, with another 25 done for America. The top fore edge gold gilt. 476 Pages (8 X 10 INCHES) Decorated title page, frontispiece, and large illustrations, 160 line drawings in all (printed on special China paper and laid down) by Hugh Thomson printed on Unbleached Arnold paper, 7.5 X 10.25 INCHES. HARDBACK London, George Allen, 1894, with a Preface by George Saintsbury and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. First Hugh Thomson Edition, The top edge trimmed. fore edge and bottom edges deckled . Decorated title page, Date of 1894 printed within the tail of Peacock on the Title page. Frontispiece, The paper is unusual having a square or rectanglular cream background for each line drawing with the balance of each page black printed words on balance white page. Gold gilt lettering on spine. Quarter inch circular stain on lower spine. Very light shelf wear, faded spine and edges, A lovely, clean, crisp copy of this scarce limited edition OVERSIZE HARDBACK issue of the first Hugh Thomson edition. Text of last page: Chiswick Press:- Charles Whittingham and Co., Tooks C … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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